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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Umzumbe, South Africa

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Umzumbe...

Umzumbe is a surf spot in South Africa. The water temperature around Umzumbe varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 20.9°C (69.6°F) in August up to 26.4°C (79.5°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (75°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Umzumbe is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature at Umzumbe?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Umzumbe is ca:
24°C (75°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Umzumbe?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Umzumbe. The closest one is Umtentweni, which is 7.5km (4.6miles) away from Umzumbe. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Umtentweni and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Umzumbe is St Michaels, which is roughly 15.8km (9.8miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are located near to Umzumbe. A beach, which is not too far away, is Kidds Beach, which is 240.2km (149.2miles) away from Umzumbe. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Ponto DOuro, which is approximately 302.8km (188.1miles) away from Umzumbe.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Umzumbe?

The sea temperature at Umzumbe is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or light top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during July, August, and September, water temperatures drop down to approximately 21°C (70°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Umzumbe?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during February, March, and April when temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Umzumbe: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Umzumbe...

Do you know what the the city Rebordosa in Portugal, the geo Zohhoiiyoru Bank , and the city Saint-Privat-des-Vieux in France have in common with Umzumbe? Click on the links to find out...